Animals Found Positive for Rabies (Species & Location)

Rabid Animals in Erie County for 2017 by Species & Location 

Erie County Department of Health
Division of Environmental Health Services
ECDOH Rabies, Disease and Vector Control Program 

Updated 08/14/2017

Number of Animals Found Positive for Rabies in 2017
Type of Animal Number Positive
Bat 6
Cat  
Deer  
Dog  
Fox  
Raccoon 1
Skunk  
Woodchuck  
Cattle  
Sheep 1*
   
Total 8

*5/9/2017 NYS Rabies lab reported:
Variant virus RNA by real-time RT-PCR: Raccoon variant

Count

Date Reported Positive

Animal

Township

1 02/22/2017 Bat Buffalo
2 04/11/2017 Raccoon  Holland
3 05/01/2017 Sheep*   Sardinia
4 05/26/2017 Bat Aurora
5 07/10/2017 Bat Sardinia
6 07/31/2017 Bat Clarence
7 08/03/2017 Bat Buffalo
8 08/11/2017 Bat Buffalo

*5/9/2017 NYS Rabies lab reported:
Variant virus RNA by real-time RT-PCR: Raccoon variant

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